Enuma Okoro
Writer, Global

Enuma Okoro is a writer, speaker and creative consultant. She is a TEDx speaker and an award winning author of four nonfiction books, and numerous essays and articles. She has written widely on culture, faith and identity for publications including NPR, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Quartz, The Washington Post, The Guardian, ABC's Good Morning America, and more. She is currently finishing her first novel. Born in New York City, she was raised in America, Cote d'Ivoire and England but currently splits her time between New York, Nigeria and Italy. 

Written by Enuma Okoro

Subway, New York, 1980. Photo by Bruce Davidson/Magnum

Essay/
Beauty and aesthetics
Blackness and beauty

We need a radical new paradigm for thinking about blackness that recognises beauty’s potential to save lives

Enuma Okoro

At a crossroads in the Maitama district of Abuja, Nigeria. Photo by Kassim Braimah
Essay/
Cosmopolitanism
This is your morning

I left the US, the land of my birth, sickened by racial injustice. But the return to a homeland is not a simple matter

Enuma Okoro